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Famous Walls

July 29, 2016
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The two most famous walls in baseball parks today are the Green Monster at Boston’s Fenway Park and the Ivy-covered outfield wall at Wriggly Field in Chicago.  The Green Monster is obviously the highest wall, and Wriggly Field has to be the hardest since behind the vines are bricks. Any time an MLB baseball...

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How Are You MLB Teams Doing?

July 28, 2016
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As we near the trading deadline for MLB, which teams are following script and which are not?  In the national league, the Giants, the Nationals, and the Cubs were supposed to win their divisions.  The team that is threatening these 3 leaders the most could be the Miami Marlins.  The experts thought they would...

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Serena

July 27, 2016
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Serena Williams is nearing a statistical point that may solidify what many people already believe.  A lot of today’s experts believe she is the best women’s tennis player ever.  At the recent Wimbledon Championship she won her 22nd major singles title.  Add to that the fact that she also has a large number of...

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Soccer Catches Up!

July 26, 2016
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If you have ever passed Gillespie Park on a weekend, you know that soccer is very popular with our younger Americans.  What you might not know is how fast soccer is growing at the professional level in the United States. Pro soccer was born in the United States in 1996.  Let us now compare...

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Weekend Fun

July 25, 2016
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How about this for a weekend?  Taking a bicycle to the Illinois state line and riding it to the Ohio state line?  There is a race in Indiana that takes place each July in which you can do just that.  Most of the trip follows U.S. 40 across the state. I don’t know how...

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NBA Draft

July 22, 2016
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In the recent NBA draft, it was quite obvious that the professional owners and coaches do not feel that the top prospects in basketball necessarily come from our colleges.  In the first round this year 14 foreign-born players were drafted and of the 60 total there were 26 foreign-born. It is plain to see...

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Garrett Wagner

July 21, 2016
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Garrett Wagner will be a junior at Batesville High School this fall.  He is a hurdler and quarter miler on the high school track team.  He won both hurdle events at the sectional this year as a sophomore.  Garrett just missed reaching the state finals in the 110m high hurdles. This summer Garrett entered...

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Hayden Merkel

July 20, 2016
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Lisa Gausman, Batesville Track Coach, reported to me that former track star Hayden Merkel is now preparing to do missionary work in Iowa.  Hayden recently finished his college work at Wright State University in Ohio.  When trying to decide what he would do as a career, he felt a calling to do missionary work....

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Coaching Memories

July 19, 2016
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Doing the article yesterday on Coach Bell, brought back a lot of memories of my days of active coaching.  What you remember, of course, are the athletes you worked with.  However, you also have great memories of the coaches you got to know along the way. I won’t mention all the people I met...

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Sam Bell

July 18, 2016
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This name should ring a bell with IU graduates!  Sam Bell, long-time Indiana University Track and Cross Country Coach, passed away on June 27 of this year.  Sam was the head coach at IU from 1970 until 1998.  During that time Sam won 22 Big Ten titles for the Hoosiers. Sam not only worked...

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